Lamar Consolidated ISD’s board of trustees has voted to begin the process of creating the district’s own police department after the city of Rosenberg voted to end its partnership with the school district.
Fort Bend County sheriff’s candidate John Minchew vowed Wednesday to obtain his Texas peace officer’s certificate if he wins the March 3 Republican primary election. Read more
The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has awarded Fort Bend County the Public Pensions Star for exemplary efforts in creating financial transparency around public pension plans. Read more
Fort Bend Transit is enhancing its service for Fort Bend County commuters in two major ways. Read more
A tract of land that used to be a plant nursery in north Richmond will become part of a new residential area, according to plans from the city of Houston. Read more
State Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society. Read more
Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen issued committee assignments for newly-elected state Rep. Gary Gates (R-Richmond), Lorraine Birabil (D-Dallas), and Anna Eastman (D-Houston). Read more
The Coalition to Combat Human Trafficking-Texas will host a free discussion on the issue from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at the Rosenberg Civic Center., 3825 SH 36. Activities include a movie, “Be the One,” which documents actual cases of human trafficking that have taken place in Texas. Read more
Barraged by hundreds of sexabuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the 110-year-old organization to carry on. The Chapter 11 filing in federal bankruptcy court in … Read more
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Barraged by hundreds of sexabuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the 110-year-old organization to carry on. The Chapter 11 filing in federal bankruptcy court in …
Central Fort Bend Chamber business owners and residents are invited to join Rosenberg Mayor William T. “Bill” Benton at the chamber’s annual State of the City address on Wednesday. The luncheon will be held at the Rosenberg Civic Center, 3825 SH 36 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Benton will di…
A candidate for Fort Bend County sheriff said his opponent — the twin brother of the present sheriff — will carry on his sibling’s dismal record at arresting sexual predators.
Fort Bend County residents can cast early ballots in the Democrat and Republic primary elections today. Early voting ends Feb. 28. Voters may cast their ballot at any vote center location. However, voters must show proper identification. Voters should expect heavy turnout and longer wait tim…
The Fort Bend County Commissioners’ Court has appointed Dr. Jacquelyn Johnson Minter to serve as director of the Fort Bend County Health & Human Services Department.
On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 8:16 p.m., the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a shooting that occurred at the 6300 block of Grayson Bend Dr. in the Katy area of Fort Bend County.
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Fort Bend County Fair 2019
The O.D. Tucker Arena was filled with clowns, cowboys and cowgirls, acrobats, barrel racing, horseback riding, calf roping during the eighth annual Exceptional Rodeo Friday.
Needville High School senior Macie Bean has a knack for raising livestock. Her grand champion lamb fetched $4,000 at the Junior Livestock Auction on Thursday, and she raised the grand champion lamb last year. Oh, yeah, she’s also raised prize-winning rabbits and hogs in the past.
George Ranch High School sophomore Lanae Patsy Buie, 15, of Rosenberg, earned a first-place prize in the 2019 Fort Bend County Fair Talent Show last weekend for her performance of “Big Time.” She competed in the senior division.
Needville Middle School sixth-grader Zane Atkinson, 11, showed the grand champion goat at this year’s Fort Bend County Fair. His parents are Mark and Marissa Atkinson.
After four hours, 18 classes of pigs and lots of smiles, the swine show on Sunday came to an end. And Needville Junior High seventh-grader Cale Zwahr’s swine was named grand champion.
When it comes to chickens, there’s no secret to raising a winning bird.